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TEXAS ASH
Fraxinus texensis

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Photo Locations: Morton Arboretum - Lisle, IL

General Notes

Branches don't droop and resist breakage.

Native to Eastern Texas and Southern Oklahoma.

Trees may be referred to as male or female.

Family: Oleaceae

Additional Common Names

TEXAS ASH, MOUNTAIN ASH

Tree Characteristics

Oval Shape.

Has Deciduous foliage.

Height: 30 - 40 feet.

Width: 25 - 35 feet.

Growth Rate: 12 to 24 Inches per Year.

Leaves Pinnately Compound Odd, Green, Red, Orange or Purple, Deciduous.

Flowers Inconspicuous. White. Flowers in Spring. Has either male or female flowers (dioecious). Trees may be sold as male or female.

Persistent, Pink Winged Seed, Medium (0.50 - 1.50 inches), fruiting in Summer.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate to Moderately Dense in Leaf.

Shading Capacity Rated as out of Leaf.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

USDA Hardiness Zones 6 - 9.

Exposure Full Sun.

Well Drained Soil.

Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.

Acidic to Alkaline Soil pH.

Pests & Disease Information

Susceptible to Borer.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.

Fire Resistance is Favorable.

Special Uses & Values

Specimen, Shade Tree, Buffer Strip or Street Tree.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Fraxinus texensis Tree Record." 1995-2017. Nov 21, 2017.
< http://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/fraxinus-texensis >

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